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Johan III Vasa, King of Sweden

Swedish: Johan III Vasa, Kung av Sverige, Finnish: Juhana Vasa, King of Sweden
Also Known As: "John III", "King of Sweden"
Birthplace: Stegeborg, Östergötland, Sverige
Death: Died in Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sverige
Place of Burial: Uppsala, Sverige
Immediate Family:

Son of Gustav I of Sweden and Margaretha Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud, Drottning av Sverige
Husband of Catherine Jagellon, Queen of Sweden and Gunilla Bielke, Queen of Sweden
Partner of Katarina (Karin*) Hansdotter and Barbro Sigfridsdotter
Father of Augustus Johansson Gyllenhielm; Sofia Johansdotter Gyllenhielm; Julius Johansson Gyllenhielm; Lucretia Johansdotter Gyllenhielm; Isabella Vasa, Prinsessa and 3 others
Brother of Catherine Vasa; Cecilia Gustavsdotter Vasa, Prinsessa; Magnus, Hertig av Östergöland; Gustaf, Prins av Sverige; Karl, Prins av Sverige and 5 others
Half brother of Erik XIV, King of Sweden and NN

Occupation: King of Sweden, KIng of Sweden, Konung av Sverige, kung av Sverige 1568 - 1592, riksföreståndre, hertig av Finland, konung, Kung, Kung av Sverige 1568-1592, Hertig i SV Finland 1556 (Åbo), Kung i Sverige 1569-92, Kung S 1568-1592, Kung 1569-, King
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About John III, king of Sweden


Predecessor Eric XIV Successor Sigismund

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John III, king of Sweden's Timeline

December 20, 1537
Stegeborg, Östergötland, Sverige
Age 19
Age 21
Stockholm, Sweden
Age 21
Age 22
Age 26
Gripsholm, Södermanland, Sverige
June 20, 1566
Age 28
Strängnäs, Sweden
May 7, 1568
Age 30
Eskilstuna, Södermanland, El Salvador
September 29, 1568
- November 17, 1592
Age 30